• Our Museum Label shop is closed for relocation works on 12 & 13 Oct (Wed & Thu), and will re-open on 14 Oct (Fri) at the museum’s concourse.

  • PLAY@National Museum is closed for a revamp.

Singapore History Gallery

The Singapore History Gallery’s updated narrative charts the development of the island as it was known through the years as Singapura, a Crown Colony, Syonan-To, and finally, Singapore. FIND OUT MORE

We Built A Nation

This exhibition explores the first ten pivotal years of independence (1965 – 1975) that shaped Singapore’s history, and the important roles and leadership of Singapore’s first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and his team who laid the foundations for modern Singapore. FIND OUT MORE

A Lighter Side of History

In celebration of Deepavali, A Lighter Side of History presents a fascinating talk by sari enthusiasts Sarita Alurkar-Sriram and Sudha Kanago, who will bring to life the ancient journey of the Indian sari. FIND OUT MORE

Visitors' Snapshots